India

Muslim leaders, hundreds of citizens slam Modi govt for celebrating Triple Talaq Law

New Delhi, August 03 (KMS): Several Muslim leaders as well as more than 650 citizens including women’s rights activists have condemned the Narendra Modi government for declaring the second anniversary of the enactment of Triple Talaq law as ‘Muslim Women Rights Day’. The law has already been rejected by the …

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Two Indian troops killed in Tripura in India

New Delhi, August 03 (KMS): In India, two soldiers of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) were killed in an attack in the Indian restive state of Tripura. The BSF troops were killed in an ambush by liberation group, the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) in the early hours of …

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Uttar Pradesh: Dalit man dies in police custody

New Delhi, August 03 (KMS): A 45-year-old Dalit man named Bahraichi, who had been in police custody since July 25, died at the Bakhira police station in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh. Bahraichi and his three sons had been accused of abducting the daughter of a village local, Mahendra, who …

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Amit Shah castigated for praising Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow, August 03 (KMS): Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav took a jibe at Indian Home Minister Amit Shah for praising Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saying it appears that he apparently forgot the “devastation” during the second wave of COVID-19 and women harassment in the state. “I don’t understand …

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US approves sale of $82 million Harpoon Joint Common Test Sets to India

Washington, August 03 (KMS): The United States has approved the sale of Harpoon Joint Common Test Set (JCTS) and related equipment to India for an estimated cost of $82 million. The Pentagon’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified the US in this regard. The proposed Foreign Military Sale, the State Department …

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India says ready to talk to Pakistan to settle problems bilaterally

United Nations, Aug 03 (KMS): Indian Ambassador to the UN, T.S. Tirumurti, repeated claims that Jammu and Kashmir was an “integral and inalienable” part of India, but said that his government was prepared to discuss with Pakistan any issues and to resolve them bilaterally and peacefully as provided under the …

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Rahul slams govt alleging shortage of vaccines

New Delhi, Aug 02 (KMS): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the government alleging a shortage of Covid vaccines with Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya hitting back, accusing him of indulging in “petty politics”. July has gone, but vaccine shortage has not, Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi using …

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India’s rising inflation puts pressure on Modi government

New Delhi, August 02 (KMS): The price of essentials such as milk and cooking gas is rising in India, piling pressure on consumers already battling the economic shock from the coronavirus pandemic and posing a challenge for Narendra Modi’s government. India reported retail inflation of 6.3 per cent in May …

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India: Over 7800 cases filed in HCs since 2019 on violation of fundamental rights

Delhi, August 02 (KMS): Over 7,800 Public Interest Litigations (PILs) regarding the violation of fundamental rights have been filed in various High Courts across the country since 2019, according to government data. While some High Courts have not maintained a separate record of such PILs, data of some other HCs …

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